Davidson Bay

Davidson Bay

Davidson Bay captures the essence of Southern living.

Welcome to Davidson Bay

Where waterfront luxury meets small-town charm
Tucked away in the enchanting town of Davidson, North Carolina, lies the picturesque neighborhood of Davidson Bay. A harmonious blend of natural beauty and architectural elegance, this community provides a unique haven for those seeking both tranquility and convenience. Davidson Bay is set against a backdrop of Davidson Lake’s shimmering waters, giving many of its residents breathtaking views that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. 
The homes in Davidson Bay are a testament to architectural finesse. Each dwelling, while unique in design, complements the others, resulting in a cohesive neighborhood aesthetic that exudes charm and sophistication. Think spacious porches, beautifully manicured lawns, and warm, welcoming facades.
Davidson Bay captures the essence of Southern living. It's a place where the pace is just a bit slower, the smiles a tad wider, and the sunsets over the bay nothing short of magical. For those seeking a slice of paradise in Davidson, North Carolina, Davidson Bay might just be the perfect place to call home.

What to Love

  • Private access to Davidson Lake, offering water activities and leisurely swims in a serene, secluded setting
  • A well-connected network of bike paths and walking trails where residents can easily reach restaurants, movie theaters, banks, and grocery stores within minutes
  • A short distance from the neighborhood of Beaty Park, offering 20 acres of parkland, picnic shelters, a playground, and scenic walking trails
  • The starting point for the ever-popular North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade, a beloved annual tradition
  • Close to world-renowned attractions like the Charlotte Motor Speedway, U.S. National Whitewater Center, Bank of America Stadium, and Concord Mills

Local Lifestyle

Community is at the heart of Davidson Bay. The neighborhood prides itself on fostering close-knit relationships among its residents. Regular community events, neighborhood gatherings, and impromptu BBQs are not uncommon, making it easy for newcomers to feel right at home.
Davidson Bay offers its residents easy access to the best of what Davidson has to offer. A short walk or bike ride away is the vibrant town center, brimming with local shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. Whether it's grabbing a coffee from a local café, exploring a boutique store, or attending an event at Davidson College, there's always something to do. 
For those with a love for the outdoors, Davidson Bay's proximity to Lake Davidson offers an array of activities. From kayaking and paddle boarding to simply enjoying a picnic by the lakeside, the options are endless.

Dining and Entertainment

The allure of Davidson Bay isn't confined to its serene waterscapes and harmonious architecture. One of its most compelling features is its unbeatable location just minutes from the heartbeat of downtown Davidson. This close-knit connection brings forth a world of dining and entertainment possibilities that will tantalize the taste buds and invigorate the spirit.
At the forefront of Davidson's dining panorama is Kindred, a revered establishment that has consistently garnered accolades for its inventive culinary creations. Serving dishes that are both an art and a feast, it's a gastronomic experience that resonates deeply with both locals and visitors alike. Not too far from Kindred's sophisticated ambiance, Brickhouse Tavern presents a more relaxed yet equally delightful dining environment. Its hearty fare, combined with an impressive selection of brews, captures the essence of classic American dining with a contemporary twist.
For those in the mood for something more casual but equally delectable, The Pickled Peach is a must-visit. This local gem offers a farm-to-table approach with an emphasis on fresh, organic, and locally sourced ingredients. The result? A menu that's as wholesome as it is delicious, perfect for a light lunch or a gathering with friends.
For a taste of the East in the heart of Davidson, Sabi Asian Bistro doesn't disappoint. Whether it's sushi rolls crafted with precision or flavorful stir-fries that pack a punch, this eatery provides an authentic Asian dining experience that's sure to satisfy.
No culinary journey in Davidson is complete without a visit to Summit Coffee Co. From aromatic espressos to mouth-watering pastries and live music nights, it's a place where memories are made over warm mugs and friendly conversations.

Things to Do

In the heart of Davidson, a tapestry of entertainment experiences unfolds, promising adventures for art aficionados, movie buffs, escape room enthusiasts, and melody seekers alike.
The Armour Street Theater stands as a beacon of cultural illumination in the town. Within its walls, you'll witness powerful narratives come to life as local talents perform riveting plays and productions that resonate with emotion and artistry. Each performance invites the audience on a journey, allowing them to momentarily live within a different world, intertwined with compelling stories and characters.
For those who crave a dose of adrenaline and mental stimulation, Escape 109 beckons. Here, teams come together to decode mysteries, unravel riddles, and find their way out of immersive themed rooms. It's not just about escaping; it's about immersing oneself in a storyline, testing one's wits, and creating memories filled with excitement and camaraderie.
Movie enthusiasts are in for a treat at Our Town Cinemas. This isn't your typical movie theatre; it's an intimate cinematic experience where comfort meets the magic of the silver screen. 
For those seeking a rustic, cozy ambiance, The Cabin offers just that. As its name suggests, this establishment feels like a mountain retreat, providing a perfect backdrop for evenings filled with laughter, conversation, and perhaps a drink or two.
However, when the sun sets, the rhythmic beats and harmonious chords from local bands at Summit Coffee create a magnetic pull. As melodies drift through the air, audiences are treated to an eclectic mix of genres, from soulful acoustic sets to energetic rock performances. It's not just about the music; it's about the community coming together, celebrating talent, and forging connections through shared tunes.


Families with children will appreciate the neighborhood's access to great schools, including the prestigious Davidson College.

Overview for Davidson Bay, NC

14,644 people live in Davidson Bay, where the median age is 39.5 and the average individual income is $68,507. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Davidson Bay, NC

There's plenty to do around Davidson Bay, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cookies with an Accent, Antojitos El Valle, and CoCo Couture.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.31 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.33 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Davidson Bay, NC

Davidson Bay has 5,292 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Davidson Bay do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,644 people call Davidson Bay home. The population density is 2,311.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Davidson Bay, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Davidson Bay. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Davidson K-8 School
K - 7th
Lake Norman Christian School
K - 12th
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Community School of Davidson
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Davidson Day School
PreK - 12th
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Davidson Green School
K - 7th
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